Southborough - We'se seen it on television, and read about it in books - the days of five-cent movies, one-room schoolhouses and children working the family farm. While it might feel like fiction to many people, these realities and more are familiar memories to many Southborough residents.
Hudson - For 25 years, Hudson High School (HHS) girls soccer coach Russ Davis has led his squad to success, and now he'sl turn the reins over to his assistant, Spencer Fortwenger. The team had another successful year in 2011, making it to the quarterfinals of the Central Massachusetts Girls Soccer state tournament.
Marlborough - Joy-Den Jewelers in downtown Marlborough has gifts to delight anyone special on your holiday shopping list, with fashionable and traditional jewelry at prices for most budgets.
Westborough – The town's public safety, public works and Senior Center were all given high marks at the Nov. 8 Board of Selectmen meeting for their performance after the Oct. 29 Nor'saster wreaked havoc on much of the town.
Marlborough – Ever since the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup in June, hockey fans throughout New England have been celebrating. The Cup, arguably the most recognizable trophy in all of sports made a stop on Nov. 16 at the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Luncheon. The meeting was held at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel.
Northborough - Nothing could have prepared Mark and Sheryl Nixon of Northborough for the phone call that came at 9:20 p.m. April 4, 1995. In the blink of an eye, their world was turned upside down.
Shrewsbury - Santa's elves must be jealous. Even they would be hard-pressed to write 175,000 personalized Christmas cards in time for the holidays. But Amanda Sullivan of Shrewsbury could teach those elves a thing or two about mass quantity production with a personal touch.
Marlborough - Going to the hospital either for either treatment or to support a loved one is a trying experience. But at Marlborough Hospital, a group of caring volunteers is working to make visiting that hospital as uplifting and positive as possible for anyone who walks through its doors.
Northborough - Life could have been much different for Christine "Tina" Thompson, of Northborough, if not for the path her parents chose for her.
Hudson - After finishing 2-9 three years ago, Dan McAnespie's Hudson Hawks football players not only learned from that difficult season, they improved exponentially over the next two seasons, resulting in a Division 3 Super Bowl berth in 2010.